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Registrars Sue ICANN

Posted on 07/15/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A number of domain Registrars have grouped together to file a lawsuit against ICANN in an effort to block VeriSign’s launch of their new domain wait list service. The lawsuit stems from the recent ruling by ICANN to allow VeriSign control over expired .com and .net domain names.…
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Pool.com Sues ICANN

Posted on 06/11/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Pool.com has sued ICANN for monopolistic practices after the non-profit organization handed over control of expired .com and .net domains to VeriSign, who plans to implement a new Wait List Service.…
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Lines Between Trademarks and Domains Blur

Posted on 05/01/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Government of New Zealand, who was slow in registering newzealand.com, was instead forced pay $1 million to a US company who had already registered the domain. As the difference between domain names and trademarks blurs, New Zealand claimed the name was trademarked and filed a suit with the World …
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Court Halts Domain Copycat

Posted on 10/08/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Activist Bill Purdy was ordered in court to turn over copycat URL WPNI.org, which the court deemed similar to WPNI.com, a domain used by Washington Post/Newsweek employees in their email addresses. After ordered to turn over the name, Bill Purdy has continued to register numerous domains. He now faces criminal …
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Washington Post Sues for Domain

Posted on 09/27/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Washington Post sued anti-abortion activist Bill Purdy for registering WPNI.org, claiming copycat on the Washington Post url, WPNI.com. The Washington Post domain is used as part of their employee email addresses and they claim that Purdy has snatched email messages intended for their employees as a result.…
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VeriSign’s SiteFinder Causes Controversy

Posted on 09/23/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

VeriSign has caused a huge uproar in the domain industry with their new SiteFinder service with numerous competitors filing lawsuits against the company for violating fair trade laws. The new service allows VeriSign to profit on unregistered domains by directing that traffic to placements sites with advertising.…
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.com’s Live in Virginia

Posted on 09/04/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

According to US District Judge, .com domains are property and they have a geographic existence in Virginia, the headquarters of VeriSign, the .com Registry. The importance of this decision lies in the fact that domain owners outside of Virginia that have trademark disputes will have Virginia courts hearing the case.…
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Landmark Decision in .Info Trademark Infringement

Posted on 05/17/2002 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reached a landmark decision in a .info trademark infringement case. INT Media Group, owners of the InternetNews.com trademark, sued Spanish entrepreneur Christian Castresana’s use of InternetNews.info. The company claimed that they attempted to register the domain during the .info sunrise, but says the registration …
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Network Solutions Found Innocent in Sex.com Dispute

Posted on 05/11/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Gary Kremen claims he’s the rightful owner of the multi-million dollar domain, sex.com. He says that Stephen Cohen hijacked the domain in an identity spoof and tried suing both Cohen and Network Solutions for the faulty transfer. A Judge issued a free pass for Network Solutions (which Kremen vows to …
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Verizon Wireless In ‘ReallySucks’ Domain Battle

Posted on 05/09/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Verizon Wireless lawyers registered the domain name VerizonSucks.com to keep company critics from launching an anti-campaign, but they were surprised to find out that the publisher of 2006 had registered the name VerizonReallySucks.com. Verizon issued legal warnings to the site owner, who claims he just wanted to occasionally poke fun …
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Cosmopolitan Squashes Cybersquatter

Posted on 03/27/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Jaei England had purchased the name cosmopolitan.co.uk in hopes of extorting a few bucks. He even sent a letter to the Cosmopolitan magazine publisher threatening to turn it into a porn site if not ‘paid off’. Now Jaei England will pay £4000 in damages and is likely to lose many …
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Volkswagen Wins VW.net In Court Battle

Posted on 03/22/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The corporate giants scored another win today when the small software company VirtualWorks lost the domain name VW.net to Volkswagen for cybersquatting. The two companies had battled in court in the past with VirtualWorks winning the rights to the name.…
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DodiAlfayed.com Ownership Challenged and Father Wins Rights

Posted on 03/18/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The site DodiAlfayed.com was registered by a man from Dayton, Ohio and then almost immediately put up for sale on GreatDomains.com for $500,000. The name Dodi Al Fayed was made famous when Mohamed Al Fayed (nicknamed Dodi) died in the car crash with Princess Diana. The name was registered as …
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Dell Suing For 23 Domain Names

Posted on 03/06/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Dell is suing 17 companies and six individuals for cybersquatting for registering names such as dellbackup.com and dellsolutions.com. Only 15 of the domain name owners are located in the US.…
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BBC Suing Again For Domain Names

Posted on 03/06/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The owner of the domain names BBC1.com and BBC2.com was blocked from selling or transferring domain ownership until the lawsuit from the BBC is settled. The BBC is taking action against anyone using the BBC trademark in their domain names.…
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Honda.net Sued for Cybersquatting

Posted on 02/24/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Joe Schreiber bought the domain name honda.net to set up a ‘honda fan’ website, but Honda Motor Co. wants the site and has filed a lawsuit to get it. Schreiber was told to take the site down last year and had replied that he wanted reimbursement for the hosting and …
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eToys Loses In Domain Name Dispute

Posted on 01/25/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In a series of lawsuits and counter lawsuits, the two companies eToys, an online toy retailer, and eToy, a Swiss art dealer, came to a settlement, in which eToys will pay up to $40,000 in legal fees and drop the injunction against the ‘inappropriate’ eToy site.…
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Typo Domain Names Under Attack

Posted on 01/21/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

BargainBid.com filed a lawsuit against Ubid.com (along with a man from Tennessee) for registering the domain name BarginBid.com and forwarding traffic to uBid.com’s website. The defendants had received letters warning them to pull the site down, but had ignored them for two weeks during the busy Thanksgiving holiday shopping season.…
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Tatooine.com In Domain Squabble

Posted on 01/14/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Lucasfilm has sent a letter to the owner of tatooine.com, Steve Mount, demanding ownership of the domain name. Mount had been using the site in his business as a web designer, and is unsure what his next move will be.…
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Teen Magazine Likely To Go To Court

Posted on 01/07/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The 42 year old publication, Teen Magazine, was alerted by one of its new editors that someone had registered teenmagazine.com and was using it as a porn site. Teen Magazine’s lawyers immediately set into action, and won a temporary restraining order against Blue Gravity Communications (the domain owner), ordering them …
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New York Yankees Sue For newyorkyankees.com

Posted on 01/05/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The New York Yankees files a lawsuit against Brian McKiernan to win their trademarked domain name newyorkyankees.com. McKiernan says he had bought the domain to set up a fan site. The baseball team had offered him $450 for the domain name, which he refused even though he had not indicated …
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eToys Tries To Settle With eToy

Posted on 12/29/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The online toy company, eToys.com, has been involved in lawsuits and counter lawsuits against a Swiss art company, eToy, over the domain name etoy.com, which is home to graphically questionable material. The art company said they would drop their lawsuit, but would not give eToys any control over the content …
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VW.net Court Battle Favors Small Business

Posted on 11/29/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Volkswagen had filed complaints against Virtual Woks, the Virigina based owners of the domain vw.net. Volkswagen demanded the company stop using their trademark. The small company filed a lawsuit, and won the right to use “vw” in their domain name.…
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Intel to Deal with Porn Squatters

Posted on 10/13/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

IT folks got a shock if they visited intel-inside.com looking to find the latest on Intel Technologies. The domain name was registered by a porn service, though Intel has filed suit claiming damages to their trademark.…
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NetNames Disappearing Lawsuit Act

Posted on 10/01/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

NetNames had filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against FreeNetNames (an ISP) and had their website shut down by court order. However NetNames’ sudden lack of action, with no word from them in over three weeks, led the judge to believe they had abandoned their efforts, and FreeNetNames was allowed to …
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